The owners of Correct Rx have unparalleled experience in correctional pharmacy and correctional healthcare.
Please click on an individual below to view their bio.
Dr. Ellen H. Yankellow, PharmD, President and CEO
Jill R. Molofsky, RPh, Vice President
Robert L. Matthews, Vice President of Marketing
Martin Yankellow, Vice President
Gabrielle Melka, Chief Financial Officer
Don Bossle, Controller
Dr. Ellen H. Yankellow, PharmD
President and CEO
Dr. Ellen H. Yankellow, PharmD, is the President and CEO of Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc. and a national leader in the advancement of clinical pharmacy for institutions.
Dr. Yankellow is regarded as one of the leading women pharmacists in the country and an expert in institutional/geriatric pharmacy. She started Correct Rx after a long career as a top executive in the pharmacy services industry. Her business model is based on innovative clinical programs that offer better medical outcomes and lower healthcare costs, at the same time.
Strongly committed to delivering the highest quality services to her patients who reside in correctional, residential and senior care facilities throughout the country, Dr. Yankellow has created a culture of caring that pervades every aspect of her business. “Correct Rx embraces the concept that what we do and how well we perform our job matters. Our unique business model is based on the practice of clinical pharmacy, collaborating with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to manage a patient’s health rather than strictly filling prescriptions and selling pills,” says Dr. Yankellow. “At Correct Rx, we are dedicated to providing Optimal Medication Therapy “OMT” and healthcare services. Our goal is to ensure the best possible health outcome and the most cost-effective treatment. We have proven that Clinical Pharmacy is a smarter way to manage your healthcare costs.”
Dr. Yankellow’s phenomenal business success is equally matched by her commitment to and passion for community activism and philanthropy. She serves on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations including Commissioner-Maryland Board of Pharmacy, University of Maryland-School of Pharmacy Board of Visitors, University of Maryland Baltimore Foundation, Inc. Board of Trustees, The Carter Center Board of Trustees, Executive Alliance, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Women’s Leadership Council, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, Catholic Community Foundation Board of Trustees and part of the United Way of Central Maryland Leadership and Philanthropic Network.
Dr. Yankellow has also been recognized with numerous awards, including the Bowl of Hygeia, one of the most widely recognized international symbols for pharmacy and considered one of the profession’s most prestigious awards. Other awards include The Daily Record Icon Honors Award, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Founding Pharmapreneurs Award, Catholic Business Leadership Award, Bowl of Hygeia Award, Alzheimer’s Association Exemplary Leadership Award, The Children’s Guild Sadie Award, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Inductee, Associated Black Charities Community Impact Award, The Daily Record Maryland’s Most Admired CEOs, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s Key to Pharmacy Hall, Anne Arundel County and Annapolis Chamber of Commerce’s Business Leader of the Year, The Daily Record Influential Marylander, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Distinguished Women’s Award, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Maryland Helen C. Schulze Award and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Health Services. She has received three Maryland Top 100 Women awards from The Daily Record and has been inducted into its Circle of Excellence. Dr. Yankellow was also inducted into the Chimes Hall of Fame, received the Bravo! Entrepreneur Award from Smart Woman Magazine and was recognized by The Gazette of Politics and Business as one of Maryland’s Top 25 CEO’s You Need to Know.
Dr. Yankellow graduated from the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy with honors in 1973, and earned her doctorate in pharmacy in 1996.
Jill R. Molofsky, RPh, CCHP
Vice President & Co-Owner
Jill Molofsky, RPh is a 1981 graduate from the University of Maryland – School of Pharmacy and has worked with Ellen Yankellow over the past 30 years. Jill has decades of hands on experience in the management of large institutional/correctional pharmacies. She is intimately knowledgeable concerning the day to day operations of an institutional pharmacy.
Jill is one of the best kept secrets in the industry. Luckily, she is not a secret to Correct Rx’s clients. Jill’s work ethic and expansive correctional experience combined with her specialized knowledge of correctional pharmacy is currently, and will continue to be, invaluable to the clients of Correct Rx.
Robert L. Matthews
Vice President of Marketing
Bob has a wealth of experience in both Public and Private Corrections that includes over 28 years in the Federal Bureau of Prisons in positions of increasing responsibility. He has served as Warden at the U.S. Penitentiary Leavenworth, Kansas and at the U.S. Penitentiary Atlanta, Georgia. He was Western and Southeast Regional Director of the Federal Prison System and appointed to Assistant Director of the Program Review Division in Washington, D.C. Bob also was appointed United States Marshal for the District of Columbia where he received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service.
In the Private Sector, he was Senior Vice President of a Privately held Prison Company in Sarasota, Florida and Vice President of a Security Firm in Vienna, Virginia. More recently he has served as President of his own Correctional Consulting Firm, Matthews Correctional Consulting.
Bob graduated from Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Criminology from Indiana State University.
Martin Yankellow, Esq.
Martin L. Yankellow, Jr. is a graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law. In 2006 Mr. Yankellow joined Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc. as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for Correct Rx Pharmacy Services after closing his private practice as a trial attorney in Chicago, Illinois. The Regulatory Affairs Department is charged with monitoring state, federal and regulatory boards throughout the country. Since his arrival he has worked with each level of management, reviewing contracts, developing policies and procedures, orienting and training employees and acting as a clearing house for a multitude of questions and concerns regarding various legal issues. By keeping current on regulations in combination with the clinical, legal and business knowledge possessed throughout our company we are able to present information to managers and supervisors that assures good corporate governance and regulatory compliance. Our efforts have created a complete oversight program that addresses each tier of our corporate structure. Integration has led to improved information sharing, creating a dynamic operational and organizational change.
Chief Financial Officer
Gabrielle M. Melka is the Chief Financial Officer responsible for finance, accounting, and human resources. She is an experienced and highly skilled financial professional that has the knowledge, education and professional background to assist the Correct Rx team in all aspects of the business. Areas of expertise include strategic planning and budgeting, coaching and developing staff, Six Sigma process improvement, cost containment, accounting and auditing. Her continuous improvement and results oriented focus helps ensure an enhanced customer experience.
Ms. Melka has over 30 years of finance, accounting, audit, and process improvement experience. Ms. Melka began her career with Arthur Andersen where she spent most of her time performing financial audits. She spent the majority of her career with Constellation Energy Group where she held a number of progressively more responsible finance positions including Senior Vice President of Finance for Retail Energy and Chief Audit Executive. She left the company in 2012 and accepted a position as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Mortgage Division at Susquehanna Bank.
Ms. Melka graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and is a Certified Public Accountant. She also serves as a trustee on the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
Don is the Correct Rx Controller, and has been with Correct Rx since 2004. He has over 30 years of experience in Accounting and Financial Management. He has worked in manufacturing, distribution, and fabrication industries, always in the for-profit arena. For over 11 years, Don held the position of CFO and Treasurer of Lyon, Conklin & Co., Inc. a privately owned distributor of heating and air conditioning products. Most recently, he was the CFO for Snow Valley, Inc. in Upper Marlboro, Maryland before joining Correct Rx Pharmacy as Controller. Mr. Bossle oversees all financial aspects of Correct Rx’s contracts as well as budgeting, payroll, financial modeling and cash forecasting. Don manages our accounting and billing staff.